2021 Annual Foundation Benefit

The Foundation’s annual benefit supports the arts by providing outstanding educational and community outreach programming. This years event is Saturday, November 13. The evening features a performance of The Rocket Man Show as well as pre-show & intermission receptions, silent auction and 50/50 raffle.

Benefit attendees will be assigned a prime seat location. Upgrades are available for previously purchased tickets. Costumes are also welcome.




Youtheatre’s A STEM to Growth season hosted 13 productions with 25 total performance that inspire creative learning opportunities in history, culture, science, math and literacy. Every school yeat, Youtheatre education series reaches over 12,000 young people. With the generous support of our donors, over 2,400 students were provided free or reduced-price tickets to attend an engaging, professional performance during the school day. To continue access to the performing arts for children,





A seat sponsorship offers you a unique opportunity to create a prominent legacy in this world class facility by placing the name of your family, friend or business in the limelight. Your donation is commemorated with a personalized plaque that will be mounted on the chair. All donors who sponsor a seat will have their names added to the Sponsor-a-Seat recognition board in the grand lobby of the theatre. Sponsorships are valid for five years.

Please consider making a donation to The North Shore Center Sponsor-a-Seat Program and support this special resource in our community. It’s a wonderful opportunity to get involved!

Sponsor-a-Seat to:

  • Honor a loved one
  • Celebrate your family name
  • Demonstrate your business or club’s support of a community treasure

Cost to Sponsor-a-Seat: (includes custom engraved plate)

  • $300 for one chair
  • $250 per chair for two or more seats

How to Sponsor-a-Seat:

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Support current projects and programs at the Center. DONATE HERE so that we may use your donation where it will have the greatest impact.

All contributions are tax deductible within the limits of federal and state laws. Please indicate how you prefer to be acknowledged for your support.

The North Shore Center for the Performing Arts Foundation reserves the right to edit dedication plates on chairs and recognition board for space considerations. Benefits for Sponsor-a-Seat Program participants are exclusive to the Sponsor-a-Seat Program. For more information on additional ways to support the Center, please call 847-679-9501, ext. 3005.